After their stunning Super Bowl victory on Sunday night over the Atlanta Falcons, the New England Patriots will be given the chance to visit the White House and meet with President Donald Trump. Now, at least two players have said they will not be attending for political reasons once that invitation arrives.

Safety Devin McCourty told TIME in a text message he would not join his team on the trip because “I don’t feel accepted in the White House. With the president having so many strong opinions and prejudices, I believe certain people might feel accepted there while others won’t.”

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Even before that (and even before the Super Bowl), tight end Martellus Bennett had said he would skip any invitation to visit the White House. Sports reporter David Birkett confirmed Bennett’s decision through Twitter, saying the player informed him: “Martellus Bennett on if he’d go to the White House if Patriots win the Super Bowl: ‘Most likely not, because I don’t support the person in it.'”

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Bennett has been vocal through Twitter about his displeasure with President Trump’s executive order to temporarily ban refugees from seven countries. “America was built on inclusiveness, not exclusiveness,” tweeted Bennett recently.

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Bennett and McCourty’s decisions are unfortunate for a great team that shared one of the most historic victories in sports — and now it seems politics is dividing it. Quarterback Tom Brady, Coach Bill Belichick, and owner Robert Kraft are all reportedly personal friends of the president and almost certainly would accept any invitation from the White House.

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Brady had previously skipped a White House visit in 2015, though he cited a family commitment as the reason.

To unify their team, Brady and Belichick might express that any visit to the White House would be about celebrating a great victory — not a visit motivated by politics. The Patriots won together, with all players and staff participating and lending their abilities and expertise — and they have a right to celebrate together, regardless of how anyone feels about the sitting president.

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McCourty and Bennett’s refusal to even consider face time with President Trump also continues a trend from the Left about bluntly and rudely giving a cold shoulder to the new administration. If there are policies or pronouncements anyone disagrees with, what better way to constructively address those issues than to have some personal, one-on-one time with the president?

Regardless of individual politics, the New England Patriots accomplished an impressive and historic feat in this year’s Super Bowl. To see them push politics aside and celebrate as a team by making a triumphant visit to the White House would be a unifying move for the country and our culture to see.